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Ventilation of the Northern Baltic Sea (Preprint)


"The Baltic Sea is a semi-enclosed, brackish water sea in northern Europe. The deep basins of the central Baltic Sea regularly show hypoxic conditions. In contrast, the northern parts of the Baltic Sea, the Bothnian Sea and Bay, are well oxygenated. Lateral inflows or a ventilation due to convection are possible mechanisms for high oxygen concentrations in the deep water of the northern Baltic Sea. [...]"

Source: Ocean Science
Authors: Thomas Neumann et al.
DOI: 10.5194/os-2019-48

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